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Bills We Support


Please refer to the chart below to learn more about the legislative bills that PCAV is SUPPORTING during the ongoing General Assembly Session.

Last Updated: February 3, 2015

Updates will be provided on an ongoing basis.

Bills PCAV SupportsCommitteeLast actionDateDecision
HB 1353  -  Ramadan  - Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; supplement to Registry.
xRef. SB 1074
(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(S) Senate requested conference committee; (H) Delegates: Ramadan, Albo, Torian





2/25/15






Support
HB 1441  -  Bell, Richard P.  - Child abuse or neglect, suspected; person required to report, training program required.
xRef. SB 1117
(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions


2/11/15




Support
HB 1443  -  Bell, Richard P.  - Public schools; Board of Education regulations on use of seclusion and restraint.
xRef. SB 782
(H) Committee on EducationGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015



PASSED
2/23/15









1/19/15

Support
HB 1449  -  McQuinn  - Virginia Human Rights Act; childbirth or related medical conditions, cause of action.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4; stricken from docket by General Laws by voice vote
2/3/15

Support
HB 1499  -  Albo  - Breast-feeding in public places; mother's right,(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and InstitutionsGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015


2/25/15



Support
HB 1505  -  Albo  - Sexual offenses; prohibiting proximity to victims of the offense, penalty.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Left in Courts of Justice
2/10/15

Support
HB 1515  -  Bulova  - Maternity patients; information about safe sleep environments for infants.(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

2/23/15



Support
HB 1526  -  Berg  - Children; use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses, penalty.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Left in Courts of Justice
2/10/15

Support
HB 1821  -  Farrell  - Post-adoption services.
xRef. SB 834
(H)  Referral PendingGovernor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 5 (effective 7/1/15)




2/18/15





Support
HB 1537  -  McQuinn  - Student conduct; parental responsibility to prevent bullying.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Left in Courts of Justice

2/10/15


Support
HB 1552  -  Filler-Corn  - Child welfare agencies; regulation, national criminal history record check requirement.(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions
2/11/15



Support
HB 1617  -  Toscano  - DNA; analysis upon conviction of certain Class 1 misdemeanors.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1928-Bell, Robert B.)

2/4/15



Support
HB 1717  -  LeMunyon  - Psychiatric treatment of minors; objecting minor; criteria; duration of admission. xRef SB 779 – McWaters(H)  Referral Pending(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)





2/24/15










Support
HB 1830  -  Plum  - Medical assistance; state plan for eligibility of payment.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15




Support
HB 1904  -  Lopez  - Firearms; penalty when accessible by children.
xRef. SB 1179
(H)  Referral Pending(H) Subcommittee recommended Pass by Indefinitely; left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


2/10/15



Support
HB 1929  -  Anderson  - Family day homes; licensure.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15


Support
HB 1940  -  Greason  - Health insurance; mandated coverage for autism spectrum disorder.(H)  Referral Pending(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)


2/24/15


Support
HB 1945 – McClellan – Domestic violence leave for employees.
xRef. SB 990
(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor(H) Recommended Laying on the table; Left in Commerce and Labor


2/10/15




Support
HB 2006  -  Torian  - School divisions; concussion policies and procedures; management plan.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Recommended Laying on the Table; Left in Education

2/10/15



Support
HB 2023  -  BaCote  - Child care subsidy; license required.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15


Support
HB 2040  -  Bell, Robert B.  - Prostitution; procuring; receiving money; pandering; recruitment; conspiracy.(H)  Referral Pending(H) VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N)



2/24/15



Support
HB 2046  -  Filler-Corn  - Licensure of family day homes.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15


Support
HB 2069  -  Keam  - Child day programs; notice to parents of emergency situations.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15


Support
HB 2151  -  Yancey  - Employment; break to express breast milk.(H)  Referral Pending(H) C&L sub. #2; Subcommittee recommends striking from the docket; tabled in Commerce and Labor

2/3/15

Support
HB 2171  -  Pillion  - Smoking in vehicle with minor present.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Subcommittee recommends striking from docket; Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

2/10/15


Support
HB 2190  -  McQuinn  - Child support; incarcerated obligor.(H)  Referral Pending(H) assigned Courts sub. Civil Law; Stricken from docket.
1/23/15

Support
HB 2212  -  Hope  - Virginia Healthy Transitions Program.(H)  Referral Pending(H) Left in Health, Welfare & Institutions

2/11/15


Support
HJ 606  -  Robinson  - Maternal Mental Health Month (May).(H)  Referral Pending(S) Agreed to by Senate by voice vote


2/24/15



Support
HJ 638  -  Hester  - Kinship Caregivers of Children Month (September).(H)  Referral Pending(S) Agreed to by Senate by voice vote

2/24/15


Support
SB 710  -  Edwards  - Human trafficking; new felonies created, penalties.(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(S) Passed Courts of Justice with substitute; rereferred to Finance; incorporated by Finance (SB1188-Obenshain)

2/3/15

Support
SB 773  -  McWaters  - Psychiatric treatment of minors; objecting minors.
Xref. HB 1717
(S) Committee for Courts of JusticeGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015




2/24/15





Support
SB 779  -  McWaters  - Psychiatric treatment of minors; objecting minor; criteria; duration of admission.
xRef. HB 1717-LeMunyon
(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N)


2/24/15





Support
SB 780  -  Favola  - Family day homes; licensure.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Assigned to Rehab and Social Services sub: childcare; incorporated into SB1168.
1/30/15

Support
SB 782 – Favola – The use of seclusion and restraint in public schools; Board of Education regulations.
xRef. HB 1443
(S) Committee on Education and HealthGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015



2/23/15





Support
SB 818  -  Favola  - Family day homes; licensure by Department of Social Services.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Stricken at request of Patron
1/30/15

Support
SB 834  -  Martin  - Post-adoption services; listing of services available to families.
xRef HB 1821
(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social ServicesGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Friday, February 27, 2015



2/20/15






Support
SB 852  -  Carrico  - Public schools; corporal punishment, exception.
xRef HB 1894
(S) Committee on Education and Health(H) Left in Education



2/24/15






Support
SB 898  -  Favola  - Family day homes, unlicensed and unregistered; notice to DSS, background checks.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Assigned to Rehab sub. Childcare; Stricken at request of Patron

2/6/15

Support
SB 934  -  Wexton  - Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; supplement to Registry (Robby's Rule).
SB 1074
(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(S) Incorporated into SB1074-McDougle
1/19/15


Support
SB 967  -  Favola  - Extended Foster Care Services and Support; created.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(H) Left in Appropriations



2/24/15



Support
SB 990 – Lucas – Domestic violence leave; employers to provide for employees.
xRef. HB 1945
(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) PBI in Commerce and Labor
2/9/15




Support?
SB 1029  -  Marsden  - Child day centers and family day homes; report to Department of Social Services.
xRef. HB 1570
(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Incorporated into SB1168-Hanger
1/30/15


Support
SB 1056  -  Howell  - Child pornography and obscenity offenses; penalties.(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Read third time



2/25/15



Support
SB 1104  -  McWaters  - Post-adoption services.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Incorporated into SB834-Martin
1/23/15


Support
SB 1105  -  Miller  - School Health Advisory Board; established, report.(S) Committee on Education and Health(H) Left in Appropriations


2/24/15



Support
SB 1135  -  Garrett  - Adoption leave benefit.(S) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Appropriations


2/24/15



Support
SB 1179  -  Ebbin  - Firearms; access by children; penalty.
xRef. HB 1904
(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(S) Defeated in Courts of Justice
1/26/15



Support
SB 1184  -  McDougle  - Missing persons; search and rescue.(S) Committee on General Laws and TechnologyGovernor: Governor's Action Deadline, Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015

2/25/15



Support
SB 1253  -  Deeds  - Statute of limitations; sexual crimes against minors.(S) Committee for Courts of Justice(S) Reported from Courts of Justice; rereferred to Finance; Left in Finance
2/11/15


Support
SJ 241  -  Favola  - Study; JLARC; early childhood development programs; report.
xRef. HJ 610
(S) Committee on Rules(S) Incorporated into SJ287
1/29/15


Support
HB 2337 - Surovell - Family life education; sexually explicit communications and images.
(H) Committee on Education
(H) Left in Education
2/10/15
Support
HB 2380 - Bell, Robert B. - Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; information for students.
(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
(H) Left in Appropriations
2/10/15
Support

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